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Sara Ahmed: On Complaint

24 October 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Sara Ahmed

What does it mean, and what does it cost, to make a complaint?

Anne Summers: Her Story

25 October 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Anne Summers and Susan Carland

Anne Summers is a person of phenomenal energy and copious talent.

Chloe Hooper

26 October 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Chloe Hooper and Elizabeth McCarthy

Small-town secrets, police politics and catastrophic loss – all loomed large in Chloe Hooper’s...

The Whitewash

28 October 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Ted Gott, Odette Kelada, and Abdul Abdullah

The legend of Cleopatra has everything: opulence, power, seduction and celebrity.

Real Talk Edition

29 October 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Stella Charls, Justin Heazlewood, Paul Verhoeven...

A comical trip through the bureaucracy of local government.

The Pen Pal Project

30 October 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Melissa Manning, Fiona Murphy, Ra Chapman, Jem...

Dear Mr Toad,

US Midterm Elections

30 October 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Sally Warhaft, Bob Carr, and Dennis Altman

The midterm elections in the United States will be held on Tuesday 6 November.

Search Me: Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

31 October 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Seth Stephens-Davidowitz and Jacinta Parsons

‘What is a fidget spinner?’, ‘how to make slime’, and ‘what is the Paris Climate Agreement?’ were among...


1 November 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Hilary Harper, Dominique Martin, Julia deVille,...

What happens to our bodies when we die?